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  1. UCR novelist up for PulitzerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Press-Enterprise

    "The Moor's Account" by UC Riverside associate professor Laila Lalami, is the imagined memoirs of the first black explorer of America. Laila Lalami, an associate professor of creative writing at UC Riverside, on Monday was named a finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for her work of historical fiction, "The Moor's Account."


  2. Did priest abuse Native Americans? Vatican goes on the offensive for Father SerraRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Orange County Register

    ... Vatican officials held Monday in Rome responded to some of the allegations. But Cliff Trafzer, director of UC Riverside's California Center for Native Nations and a history professor, said the church continues to ignore the American Indian viewpoint ...


  3. UC Students Rallied To Stand Up Against Rising Tuition CostsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | NewsTalk 1530 KFBK

    Students from all over the state joined together in what they're calling a Committee of 240,000 in response to Governor Jerry Brown decision to only allow himself and UC President Janet Napolitano to decide upon and enforce rising tuition costs. Third year UC Riverside student Momo Hussien says he comes from a family of 14, and that he and his fellow students are considered pawns in this education game.


  4. Appeals court rules against higher water rates for big usersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News

    LOS ANGELES >> An Orange County appeals court ruled Monday that San Juan Capistrano's tiered water-rates are unconstitutional, potentially dealing a blow to agencies statewide that have used the pricing structure to encourage people to save water. The 3-0 ruling by the 4th District Court of Appeal upholds a Superior Court judge's decision that found that charging bigger water users incrementally higher rates violates a voter-passed law that prohibits government agencies from charging more than the cost of a service.


  5. Wong leads UCD charge in Big West women's golf tourneyRead the original story

    Sunday | Davis Enterprise

    ... the eight-team field on the second day of the event. The locals' 569 total put runners-up Hawaii (581) and UC Riverside (600) distantly in the rear-view mirror. "Everybody is in it to compete, regardless of both what they shot (Sunday) and what they ...


  6. UCLA to host 48-hour DataFest competitionRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    More than 200 university undergraduate students will compete in UCLA's 2015 DataFest competition, which takes place April 24-26 and is sponsored by the American Statistical Association . Students from UCLA, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Pomona College, UC Riverside, and USC will have 48 hours to interpret and analyze a large, complex data set.


  7. Anthony Doerr and Elizabeth Kolbert win 2015 Pulitzer PrizesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... fiction prize were Joyce Carol Oates for "Lovely, Dark, Deep," Richard Ford for "Let Me Be Frank With You" and UC Riverside creative writing professor Laila Lalami for "The Moor's Account." The winner in the general nonfiction category was "The ...


  8. Alumni ReportBASKETBALL: Ex-Centennial, UCR standout Finley signs with Ole MissRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

    Finley, a 6-foot-2 guard, spent his freshman season at UC Riverside before playing his sophomore year at Howard Community College in Texas. Finley averaged 17 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game at Howard and was named first-team all-conference.


  9. Saint or sinner? Vatican defends canonization of friar in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS News

    ... extraordinary welcome from a country that claims to be an example of multicultural welcomes," Carriquiry said. UC Riverside history Prof. Steven Hackel told CBS Los Angeles that Serra was a controversial figure because of the treatment of Native ...


  10. Pacific University's 19th Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference Set for This WeekendRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Newswise

    FOREST GROVE, Ore. -- More than 150 students representing universities from throughout North America will convene in Forest Grove April 17-18 for Pacific University's 19th annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference .


  11. UCI rallies past Davis to winRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wave

    ... picked up his first win as he retired the Terrapins in the 10th, allowing just one hit. Long Beach State 10, UC Riverside 1: Chris Mathewson (5-3) allowed just four hits in eight shutout innings as the 49ers (21-14, 7-5 Big West) routed the ...


  12. Robert V. Hine dies at 93; historian wrote of losing, regaining sightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Los Angeles Times

    Historian Robert V. Hine, who was a founding member of the UC Riverside faculty, in 1993. Robert V. Hine, a memoirist, novelist and prolific historian of the American West who wrote a highly praised chronicle of regaining his sight after 15 years of blindness, has died of natural causes at his Irvine home.


  13. News, sports, business, jobsRead the original story

    Saturday | Minot Daily News

    ... Hilmer Lodge Stadium Friday. Flatland took fourth in his heat, racing against NCAA Division I athletes from UC Riverside, Long Beach State, North Dakota State, Houston and Northern Arizona. He was 18th out of 32 racers overall with a time of 53.87 ...


  14. Balk in 12th inning gives UC Irvine a win over UC DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Wave

    ... (1-0) earned the win after holding UC Davis to three hits and no runs in 22/3 innings. Long Beach State 4, UC Riverside 3: Freshman center fielder Joey Sanchez (Orange Lutheran) went 5 for 5 and scored the winning run as Long Beach State evened the ...


  15. TRACK & FIELD: UCR's Littleton sets school record in long jump at the Mt. SAC RelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Press-Enterprise

    With less than a month left before UC Riverside hosts the Big West Track and Field Championships, Highlanders senior Danielle Littleton sent a message to her competitors Saturday. UCR's do-everything dynamo set a school record of 20 feet, 5 inches in the long jump at the Mt.


  16. Festival of Books: Poetry, from sonnets to the 'language of the street'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Los Angeles Times

    ... Hacker, author of 15 books of poetry, including "Presentation Piece," which won a National Book Award; and UC Riverside professor Fred Moten, whose new book is a finalist for the National Book Award. The panel was led by moderator and Syracuse ...


  17. San BernardinoCOMMUNITY NOTES: West Coast Thunder helps cemetery, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Press-Enterprise

    ... labor laws will be discussed. Registration is required for this free event. RIVERSIDE - A celebration at the UC Riverside bell tower on April 1 launched the "It's On Us" campaign to make the point that every person should make sure that sexual ...


  18. Coachella 2015: Odd jobs, unsung heroes -- from pedicab operator to security guard -- at the festRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Wave

    ... And somebody's gotta drive that 30-foot caterpillar. Sarah Sathavipat, who lives in Walnut but attended UC Riverside, served as an escort for the imaginatively decorated rolling recycling bins, traditionally popular with selfie-snappers. After all, ...


  19. RIVERSIDE: Library, soccer fields on candidates' mindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Press-Enterprise

    ... Police Review Commission 2000 to 2006, chair from 2003-06. Education: Bachelor of Science in business, UC Riverside; Master of Arts in economics, Cal State Fullerton; personal financial planner certification, UCR; administrative and teaching ...


  20. Loma LindaLOMA LINDA: Event brightens day of young patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Press-Enterprise

    Patients at Loma Linda University Children's Hospital were treated to an afternoon of fun at Luke's Pride Community Day on Tuesday, April 14 thanks to the support of local businesses and organizations. The community fair-style patient diversionary event allowed multiple local businesses and organizations to see the hospital firsthand and brighten kids' day by providing an activity, game or craft in the hospital lobby and Stater Bros.